Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
is beautiful for the three-day weekend. >> it's good. >> thanks, jeff. >> just ahead, lance armstrong's admission sparked two of the former cycling star gets emotional. >>> tonight, labs armstrong part two. not much remorse in last night's interview with oprah winfrey, but we saw a different side tonight. he became emotional when he was asked how he told his children, five of them, that he lied about using performance enhancing drugs. >> i said don't defend me anymore. don't. >> the fallout from the interview is yet to be fully determined. armstrong says he wants to get back into competition and deserves another shot even if others don't agree. armstrong also said he's lost more than $75 million in endorsement money thib past year. >> we'll have more from the michael crabtree investigation as the 49ers arrive in atlanta and some giants news. we're rejoined next. >>> here in the comcast sportsnet news room. you can't talk about the 49ers tonight without mentioning the criminal investigation of michael crabtree for an alleged sexual assault. the headlines through the nfc championship ga
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
clean. lance armstrong's confession and why his words might force him to put his money where his mouth is. >> we'll look at new courses available online at san jose state and some cliff notes about the fiscal cliff all ahead in business news. >>> let's look at the wind through san rafael this morning. traffic picking up earlier out there. mike has tabs on all of it for us. including some distractions that could hit your morning commute. more to come. >>> welcome back. a live look over san francisco. clear but also very cold. good news on the horizon. christina loren says it will get sunny today and it will warm up. hang in there and dress accordingly for the morning start. it's 6:11. >>> what's on the horizon for lance armstrong? the justice department now likely to join a lawsuit filed against armstrong by former teammate floyd landis. the lawsuit alleges that armstrong defrauded the u.s. government based on years of denying use of performance enhancing drugs. u.s. postal service was a longtime sponsor of armstrong's racing career. the deadline for the department to join that case is
Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
incensensitivity on behalf of t complex owners. >>> disgraced cycling legend lance armstrong finally coming clean on allegations of using performance enhancing drugs. armstrong all set to speak out during a taped interview he had with oprah winfrey. this one airs tonight and tomorrow night on winfrey's own network. armstrong admits using the drugs for years. the cyclist denied all along he ever used. last year he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles by the u.s. anti-doping agency. >>> new this morning we hear from leaders of fremont's hospital after it cut hundreds of jobs. in a statement released to nbc bay area, the hospital says it was hit hard by the economy. it says it eliminated unfilled positions and offered voluntary retirements and resignations before laying off 200 employees. some are questioning whether the cuts are legal because they were reportedly discussed behind closed doors. washington hospital gets funds from property taxes so it must follow the same public meeting laws as a city council. >>> it's 4:52 right now. if you like buzzer beaters, you're going to like this.
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
, including lance armstrong's confession, can he repair his public image? >> some lo love going around there. >>> but let's begin this half hour with this incredible story, this hoax involving the top football player a at notre dame? nbc's john yang is in south bend this morning. john, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. it does seem like -- or seemed like a story made for hollywood, a star football player here at north dame who leads his team to a spectacular season after overcoming terrible tragedy, the deaths of his grandmother and his girlfriend on the same day. but it turns out that's all it was, a story. manti te'o's story seemed destined to take its place alongside the legends of notre dame's storied football program. a star linebacker and heisman trophy finalist after an undefeated season that end ted national championship game. inspiring teammates and becoming a campus hero by triumphing over twin tragedies, the loss on the same day in september of his grandmother and his girlfriend who died after battling leukemia, a story he told on espn's "college game day" in o
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
hostage. >>> new this morning, the ioc stripping lance armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 sidney olympics because of his involvement in doping. officials close to the decision say the committee sent a letter to armstrong asking him to return that medal. armstrong's interview with oprah in which he reportedly admits to doping is scheduled to air tonight. >>> sports world buzzing about monti te'o. a tweet says everything will be explained at noon today. >>> it's not clear this morning whether te'o knew his online love wasn't a real person. >> scott mcgrew says fake people are all over the internet. >> a huge problem for internet companies. not just fake nigerian bankers looking for money or fake girlfriends but entire fake accounts on services like facebook where more than 80 million accounts may not be real people. that's facebook's own estimates. that's the population of egypt. fake profiles are a problem. they mislead twiadvertisers int thinking people are paying more attention to products than they are. >>> you remember last week we were talking about a new offer from walmart.
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
lance armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs. coming up, what the world anti-doping agency says it will demand before it even considers letting armstrong return to competitive sports. a lot of people say that was the motivation for his confession. >>> we're going to talk a little about a fun fact during this severe flu season. did you know the virus can last about eight hours on a surface. this morning we'll tell you what you should avoid touching and we'll conduct a little experiment here in studio 1a to see how many people touch the doorknob coming in our studio in a single morning. >>> and ryan seacrest is here, and he better watch his personal items because he's going to help us out on a segment about the best pick pockets in the world. >> have you ever been pick pocketed? >> no. >> it's awful. >> dylan, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. yes, this is a big storm in that it extends from northern new england all the way down into the gulf of mexico and in areas like worcester, we are seeing the snow continuing to fall where he duwith reduced visib
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
that expired in 2004. >>> lance armstrong is taping an interview about doping allegations he's for you facing. armstrong telling the associated press that he's ready to speak candidly when a reporter caught up with him during a sunday morning run. the interview will air on oprah's network on thursday. >>> shares in apple under tremendous pressure this morning. >> scott mcgrew is here to tell us about that. >> apple is down really the biggest stock that's down this morning. better than 3% or about $18 almost $19 a share. this after "the wall street journal" reported apple was going to cut orders for some of the parts that go into iphones. iphones not selling very well. dow and nasdaq down this morning. >>> the white house over the weekend said it will not move forward with the construction of a death star despite a petition signed by thousands of americans asking for one. the white house budget office listed the number of reasons. the first being that america does not support blowing up planets. also it points out we already have a space station. the white house is actually legally required to
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
. a gunman opened fire last july. the suspect, james holmes, right now waiting for trial. >>> lance armstrong is coming clean on allegations he used performance enhancing drugs and you can hear it straight from his mouth. the taped interview he did with oprah winfrey airs tonight and tomorrow night on winfrey's own network. oprah confirmed armstrong admitted using the drugs for years. the cyclist denied those doping allegations. last year he was stripped of his seven tour de france titles by the u.s. anti-doping agency. >>> it's 5:44. yelp, the popular online review site based in san francisco that you probably use is rolling out a new service this morning for those of us who like to dine out. restaurants profile pages on yelp will feature health inspection scores. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live in san francisco with more for us this morning. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. while you were sitting down to figure out what your neighbor thought of a certain restaurant here in san francisco, you can also find out where that restaurant stands with the